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Fluent N' Food Catering

Fluent N' Food Catering We are a chef-inspired & client-driven company ensuring the food at every event is memorable and del Chef John Ford is an award winning chef with years of experience and has been publicly recognized for his creative abilities to make food fresh and memorable.

Click on the links below to view Chef Ford in the news:

Featured in FSR Magazine for “James Beard Burger Blender”
https://m.fsrmagazine.com/health/trend-blend-restaurants-compete-james-beard-blended-burger-project

Featured on WRAL for “James Beard Burger Blender”
http://www.wral.com/raleigh-chef-rolls-out-new-masterpiece-for-blended-burger-project/15818666/

Featured in The News and Observer for

Click on the links below to view Chef Ford in the news:

Featured in FSR Magazine for “James Beard Burger Blender”
https://m.fsrmagazine.com/health/trend-blend-restaurants-compete-james-beard-blended-burger-project

Featured on WRAL for “James Beard Burger Blender”
http://www.wral.com/raleigh-chef-rolls-out-new-masterpiece-for-blended-burger-project/15818666/

Featured in The News and Observer for

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Are you looking for a station that is loaded with fresh veggies and hummus?? ..We love fresh vegetables, homemade hummus...
03/10/2022

Are you looking for a station that is loaded with fresh veggies and hummus??
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We love fresh vegetables, homemade hummus and tabouli! Our Mediterranean vegan statin will surely cure your appetite!!
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Let’s Eat!! Yum 🤤
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Fried Catfish, Sweet Potato Mash and Southern Green Beans!! Um yes please!!!..Our mouth is watering 🤤 🤤..Eat & Enjoy Lif...
03/07/2022

Fried Catfish, Sweet Potato Mash and Southern Green Beans!! Um yes please!!!
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Our mouth is watering 🤤 🤤
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Eat & Enjoy Life! 💯🌈👨‍🍳
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There is nothing better than delicious pan fried Sea Scallops...If you haven’t had the opportunity to try them, I highly...
02/13/2022

There is nothing better than delicious pan fried Sea Scallops.
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If you haven’t had the opportunity to try them, I highly encourage you to do so ASAP!
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Eat & Enjoy life!!
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Mini carnitas tacos are such a delicious showpiece!!..Let’s eat!..Photography credit:  ..
02/07/2022

Mini carnitas tacos are such a delicious showpiece!!
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Let’s eat!
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We love food! I mean it’s literally part of our DNA. ..Staying different and on the most current trends is so important!...
01/30/2022

We love food! I mean it’s literally part of our DNA.
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Staying different and on the most current trends is so important! Our Shrimp Scampi Risotto will leave you wanting more!!
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Yes, you may want to bring the stretchy pants 😂😂😂
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Eat & Enjoy life!!
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Photography credit:
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We are blown away by the continued recognition for our food & service. We are not perfect, but we sure as heck try to be...
01/18/2022

We are blown away by the continued recognition for our food & service. We are not perfect, but we sure as heck try to be! We simply live by the golden rule ✨
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A huge thank you to every client, vendor and friend who continue to support us. We are humbly grateful.
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Eat well & Enjoy life everyone!!
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The Triangle’s Premiere All-Inclusive Event Venue invites you to our Diamonds 💎 & Champagne 🥂 Wedding & Special Event Op...
01/13/2022

The Triangle’s Premiere All-Inclusive Event Venue invites you to our Diamonds 💎 & Champagne 🥂 Wedding & Special Event Open House!
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When: Jan 23rd (3PM-6PM)
Where: Chandelier Event Venue
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Tickets: YES! Link in BIO
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The menu is awesome - shhh it’s a secret though! The drinks will be flowing & the flowers 🌸 will be stupendous!!!!!!!
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Meet amazing Vendors at the beautiful Chandelier!
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Florist:
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CHEERS to a great time!!!🍻
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SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND AT THE BEAUTIFUL CHANDELIER!! 💎🌟💎🌟
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Wow, we are so honored to have such an amazing Chef amongst us! Chef John has worked his butt off for years and I just c...
01/12/2022

Wow, we are so honored to have such an amazing Chef amongst us! Chef John has worked his butt off for years and I just can’t believe this honor!
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To be recognized amongst amazing other Chefs just makes our hearts melt. A huge congrats to Ashley Christensen () and Scott Crawford ( ) for winning as well! You both are absolutely amazing Chefs!
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Cheers to creating excellent food and wowing our clients! Eat & Enjoy life!!!!!
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Magazine Credit: Cary Living]
Diamond Award WINNER - Chef John
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Get your copy of Cary Living Magazine - the January/February Diamond issue!
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A HUGE congrats to our very own Executive Chef Owner, Chef John, for winning the DIAMOND Award for BEST CHEF in the West...
01/02/2022

A HUGE congrats to our very own Executive Chef Owner, Chef John, for winning the DIAMOND Award for BEST CHEF in the Western Wake by ! And, our catering company won 🏅 for Best Caterer!!
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This is a huge honor! Chef John continues to be on the cutting-edge of cuisine. His hard work, ambition and passion for excellent food is witnessed through thousands upon thousands of people.
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We’re so excited to start of 2022 with this achievement. It certainly makes up for the past 2 years being so difficult. CHEERS Chef John, this is only the beginning!!!
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As we come together with our loved ones, be sure to enjoy every moment!..Our family will be feasting, oh, and yes to the...
12/24/2021

As we come together with our loved ones, be sure to enjoy every moment!
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Our family will be feasting, oh, and yes to the stretchy pants! 🍾
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Merry Christmas to everyone! We wish you all a very exciting and prosperous 2022. 😊
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Eat & Enjoy Life!
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Photography Credit:
Caterer: Raleigh Caterer 🥒]
Chef: Chef John
Desserts: Raleigh Caterer 🥒]
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Are you a foodie?Do you love fresh delicious food made from scratch? Then Chandelier is the place for you! 🤤 Our sister ...
12/22/2021

Are you a foodie?

Do you love fresh delicious food made from scratch? Then Chandelier is the place for you! 🤤

Our sister company Fluent N' Food Catering will make your food desires come to life! Our full commercial kitchen brings the restaurant experience to you!!!

R Us!!!

Photography Credit: Studio Sonya
Caterer: Fluent N' Food Catering

It’s a rare moment to enjoy a Gold Crusted  !..1 word to describe the moment it is put in front of you….. INDULGE! 🍾🍾❤️....
11/23/2021

It’s a rare moment to enjoy a Gold Crusted !
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1 word to describe the moment it is put in front of you….. INDULGE! 🍾🍾❤️
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Ah yes! It’s the little joys of life that get us through the hills of life!..Oh, and it’s even better in front of your f...
11/14/2021

Ah yes! It’s the little joys of life that get us through the hills of life!
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Oh, and it’s even better in front of your fireplace on a chilly night ❤️
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Happy Sunday ☀️☀️
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There is nothing more satisfying then seeing your first meal your about to eat with the love of your life!..Eat deliciou...
11/05/2021

There is nothing more satisfying then seeing your first meal your about to eat with the love of your life!
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Eat delicious food with the love of your life at the !
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Can I get a  for this amazing !..We love food and everything it embodies!..Let’s eat!!..Photography credit:  ..
10/22/2021

Can I get a for this amazing !
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We love food and everything it embodies!
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Let’s eat!!
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Sacrifices must be made!!..😂😂😂😂....Eat & Enjoy Life ❤️ 🍴
10/21/2021

Sacrifices must be made!!
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Eat & Enjoy Life ❤️ 🍴

Being a caterer is no easy task. The best feeling in the world is when your clients know your value and are appreciative...
10/16/2021

Being a caterer is no easy task. The best feeling in the world is when your clients know your value and are appreciative of all you do!!
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Tracy and Alex loved what they saw and the plate was empty!! Mission accomplished!
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When your husband is an all-star chef you just sit back and “assist.”..😂😂😂😂😂..Eat & Enjoy life! ❤️❤️❤️
09/30/2021

When your husband is an all-star chef you just sit back and “assist.”
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Eat & Enjoy life! ❤️❤️❤️

For the ❤️ of Shrimp Cakes 🥰🥰🥰🥰!..  just makes ALL so happy 🌈☀️🌈!!..Photography Credit:  ..
09/11/2021

For the ❤️ of Shrimp Cakes 🥰🥰🥰🥰!
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just makes ALL so happy 🌈☀️🌈!!
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Do these Grilled   Chops make your mouth water as much as they do Ours ?! 🤤🤤••Let us  to all your   ‘s 🍽••        📸 💎Cha...
07/12/2021

Do these Grilled Chops make your mouth water as much as they do Ours ?! 🤤🤤


Let us to all your ‘s 🍽




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💎Chandelier Event Venue

Food is everything! ..Let’s celebrate & eat!..Venue:  Photography Credit:  ....
07/10/2021

Food is everything!
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Let’s celebrate & eat!
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07/06/2021

When the food makes your heart sink.... and your taste buds dance.. yes it’s !!
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Attention to  is everything!! •We specialize in not only providing you  , but we decorate your  as well! 🌸🥒••We absolute...
07/02/2021

Attention to is everything!!

We specialize in not only providing you , but we decorate your as well! 🌸🥒


We absolutely ensure that everything from top to bottom is eye catching and !!

Our Buffets are always Absolutely Beautiful!! 😍••We take such Pride in our  Buffets! They are always manned by our staff...
07/02/2021

Our Buffets are always Absolutely Beautiful!! 😍


We take such Pride in our Buffets! They are always manned by our staff so the First plate looks as amazing as the Last!! 🍴🥗




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Your Chef.....When you hire a caterer, but much more... The Chef....you hire someone who wants to make sure your menu is...
07/01/2021

Your Chef...
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When you hire a caterer, but much more... The Chef....you hire someone who wants to make sure your menu is top notch.
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When you hire a caterer, is the Executive Chef there making sure you have the very best?
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The Chef is someone who should be your #1 sidekick.
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Chef John is so passionate about food, it’s very obvious. We are so grateful he never stops putting his whole heart into every meal. He works so hard to ensure everything is perfect.
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The Chef should never be forgotten, his goal to make you happy! ❤️❤️
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Hurry and get your Tickets !! 😍😍The Show is right around the corner! •••💎Chandelier Shine Bright Showroom! 🥒FluentN’Food...
06/25/2021

Hurry and get your Tickets !! 😍😍
The Show is right around the corner!
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💎Chandelier Shine Bright Showroom!
🥒FluentN’Food
💐 Fauxreal Flowers
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At  we’re always Enhancing your taste expectations ‼️••
06/23/2021

At we’re always Enhancing your taste expectations ‼️


Southern Short Rib is one of our favorites!!..We are getting hungry just looking at this!!! Are you??..Eat & Enjoy Life!...
06/18/2021

Southern Short Rib is one of our favorites!!
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We are getting hungry just looking at this!!! Are you??
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Eat & Enjoy Life!!
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OH RAMEN!!!Check out our latest blog! Click on the link here:https://fluentnfood.com/2021/06/16/fluent-n-food-action-sta...
06/17/2021

OH RAMEN!!!

Check out our latest blog! Click on the link here:
https://fluentnfood.com/2021/06/16/fluent-n-food-action-stations/

In the & Industry, Chef action stations are one of the hottest trends in the market today. Action stations allow guests to choose various toppings that are quite delicious!

Read more & click on the Blog link!

Photography Credit: Hans Rosemond Photography

You know that feeling when you ate so much you can’t move.......Yea, we know that feeling all too well...Eat & Enjoy Lif...
06/16/2021

You know that feeling when you ate so much you can’t move.....
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Yea, we know that feeling all too well.
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Eat & Enjoy Life!!!! AND, don’t feel bad with you have a food coma 😆😆😆😆
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S’more Lovin 🍫😍••One of our MANY Sweet Treat Desert Stations!! ••
06/03/2021

S’more Lovin 🍫😍


One of our MANY Sweet Treat Desert Stations!!


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Chef John Ford is an award-winning chef with over a decade of experience and has been publicly recognized for his innovative food cuisine. Click on the links below to view Chef Ford in the news: Featured in FSR Magazine for “James Beard Burger Blender” https://m.fsrmagazine.com/health/trend-blend-restaurants-compete-james-beard-blended-burger-project Featured on WRAL for “James Beard Burger Blender” http://www.wral.com/raleigh-chef-rolls-out-new-masterpiece-for-blended-burger-project/15818666/ Featured in The News and Observer for “James Beard Burger Blender” http://www.newsobserver.com/living/food-drink/mouthful-blog/article88405722.html Featured in Midtown Magazine for “Farm-to-Table” http://www.midtownmag.com/2016/- July/August 2016 Edition: The Food Issue + Best Doctors- Page 68 & 69 Featured in Raleigh Magazine for “Farm-to-Table” http://raleighmag.com/2016/03/fresh-off-the-farm/ Featured in FSR Magazine for “Hop into Spring” https://www.fsrmagazine.com/community/local-farms-shine-nc-beer-dinner

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Are you looking for a station that is loaded with fresh veggies and hummus??
.
.
We love fresh vegetables, homemade hummus and tabouli! Our Mediterranean vegan statin will surely cure your appetite!!
.
.
Let’s Eat!! Yum 🤤
.
.
Photography credit:
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..
Fried Catfish, Sweet Potato Mash and Southern Green Beans!! Um yes please!!!
.
.
Our mouth is watering 🤤 🤤
.
.
Eat & Enjoy Life! 💯🌈👨‍🍳
.
.
Photography credit:
There is nothing better than delicious pan fried Sea Scallops.
.
.
If you haven’t had the opportunity to try them, I highly encourage you to do so ASAP!
.
.
Eat & Enjoy life!!
.
.
Photography credit:
Caterer:
.
:
Mini carnitas tacos are such a delicious showpiece!!
.
.
Let’s eat!
.
.
Photography credit:
.
.
We love food! I mean it’s literally part of our DNA.
.
.
Staying different and on the most current trends is so important! Our Shrimp Scampi Risotto will leave you wanting more!!
.
.
Yes, you may want to bring the stretchy pants 😂😂😂
.
.
Eat & Enjoy life!!
.
.
Photography credit:
Venue:
We are blown away by the continued recognition for our food & service. We are not perfect, but we sure as heck try to be! We simply live by the golden rule ✨
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.
A huge thank you to every client, vendor and friend who continue to support us. We are humbly grateful.
.
:
Eat well & Enjoy life everyone!!
.
:
The Triangle’s Premiere All-Inclusive Event Venue invites you to our Diamonds 💎 & Champagne 🥂 Wedding & Special Event Open House!
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When: Jan 23rd (3PM-6PM)
Where: Chandelier Event Venue
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🏅🌟🏅🌟
Tickets: YES! Link in BIO
🍾🌟🍾🌟🍾🌟🍾😊
The menu is awesome - shhh it’s a secret though! The drinks will be flowing & the flowers 🌸 will be stupendous!!!!!!!
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.
Meet amazing Vendors at the beautiful Chandelier!
💎💎💎💎💎💎💎💎💎💎
Florist:
Planners: &
DJ:
Photography:
Videography:
Caterer:
Baker:
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.
CHEERS to a great time!!!🍻
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SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND AT THE BEAUTIFUL CHANDELIER!! 💎🌟💎🌟
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.
Picture photography credit:
Wow, we are so honored to have such an amazing Chef amongst us! Chef John has worked his butt off for years and I just can’t believe this honor!
.
.
To be recognized amongst amazing other Chefs just makes our hearts melt. A huge congrats to Ashley Christensen () and Scott Crawford ( ) for winning as well! You both are absolutely amazing Chefs!
.
.
Cheers to creating excellent food and wowing our clients! Eat & Enjoy life!!!!!
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Magazine Credit: Cary Living]
Diamond Award WINNER - Chef John
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Get your copy of Cary Living Magazine - the January/February Diamond issue!
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A HUGE congrats to our very own Executive Chef Owner, Chef John, for winning the DIAMOND Award for BEST CHEF in the Western Wake by ! And, our catering company won 🏅 for Best Caterer!!
.
:
This is a huge honor! Chef John continues to be on the cutting-edge of cuisine. His hard work, ambition and passion for excellent food is witnessed through thousands upon thousands of people.
.
.
We’re so excited to start of 2022 with this achievement. It certainly makes up for the past 2 years being so difficult. CHEERS Chef John, this is only the beginning!!!
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As we come together with our loved ones, be sure to enjoy every moment!
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.
Our family will be feasting, oh, and yes to the stretchy pants! 🍾
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.
Merry Christmas to everyone! We wish you all a very exciting and prosperous 2022. 😊
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Eat & Enjoy Life!
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Photography Credit:
Caterer: Raleigh Caterer 🥒]
Chef: Chef John
Desserts: Raleigh Caterer 🥒]
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Are you a foodie?

Do you love fresh delicious food made from scratch? Then Chandelier is the place for you! 🤤

Our sister company Fluent N' Food Catering will make your food desires come to life! Our full commercial kitchen brings the restaurant experience to you!!!

R Us!!!

Photography Credit: Studio Sonya
Caterer: Fluent N' Food Catering
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